National Neonatal Workforce Snapshot Survey

5 September 2019

The RCPCH, in conjunction with GIRFT (Getting it Right First Time) Neonatology, are conducting a snapshot survey of the neonatal workforce  across the four nations on 18th September and 21st September 2019. The purpose of the survey is to get a more in depth real-life snapshot of what is happening on the ground in neonatology, looking at workforce and activity, workload and responsibilities, staff wellbeing, safety and governance.

Gopi Menon Memorial

3 September 2019

We are sure you will have been very saddened by the recent news that our dear friend Gopi died peacefully on the 21st August at home with his family, after a short illness this year.

NMPA is recruiting a neonatal fellow

22 August 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit programme are seeking to recruit a neonatal fellow.

Access member resources on the new BAPM website

21 August 2019

BAPM has moved to a new web platform which means that the website looks a little different. We are offering more member exclusive resources than ever before and BAPM members will need to create a user account on the new website to access member only content.

Obituary: Martin Ward Platt

20 August 2019

Martin Peter Ward Platt

BAPM urges UKNSC to reconsider pulseox screening recommendation

14 August 2019

BAPM has urged the UK National Screening Committee's (UKNSC) to reconsider their recommendation not to include pulse oximetry screening in the newborn and infant physical exam.

NICE updates guideline on Preterm labour and birth

14 August 2019

NICE have publised an updated guideline on preterm labour and birth. 

Safety Issue - Transwarmer Mattresses

31 July 2019

BAPM has been made aware of a safety issue with regard to transwarmer mattresses.

Infected Blood Inquiry Seeks Information from BAPM Members

31 July 2019

The Infected Blood Inquiry is in the process of gathering evidence to examine the circumstances in which men, women and children treated by the NHS were given infected blood and blood products, in particular since the 1970s.

BAPM Survey on FMCs at BAPM Events

24 July 2019

BAPM has surveyed all members to ask for their views on formula milk companies (FMCs) being allowed a presence at BAPM events. The survey results will assist the BAPM Executive Committee with developing future policy in this area.

Consultation on Adding Folic Acid to Flour

17 July 2019

BAPM is preparing a response to the government's proposal to fortify flour with folic acid in the UK to prevent neural tube defects.

NSC Consultation on Varicella Susceptibility Screening in Pregnancy

17 July 2019

The UK NSC is currently consulting on varicella susceptibility screening in pregnancy

Consultation on Neonatal Data Set Update

10 July 2019

The Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) are updating the Neonatal Data Set and have opened a consultation for neonatal professionals to suggest changes.

BAPM requests member input into pulse ox screening consultation

20 June 2019

BAPM is preparing a response to the UK National Screening Committee consultation to review adding pulse oximetry screening to the Newborn and Infant Physical Exam.

BAPM advises on entering nurse staffing data

19 June 2019

BAPM has written to networks advising only those nurses rostered to be working wholly clinical for that shift should be documented on Badgernet. This was following concerns raised with BAPM about this issue.

RCPCH opens consultation on ROP Guideline

19 June 2019

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is planning to update the clinical guideline on the Screening of Retinopathy of Prematurity. A draft scope has been prepared and they would very much appreciate your comments.

New Preterm Birth Resource for Teachers

12 June 2019

A new e-learning resource has been developed to improve educational support for children born preterm.

Consultation open on BAPM Extreme Preterm Birth framework

5 June 2019

A new BAPM framework for practice on 'Perinatal management of extreme preterm birth before 27 weeks of gestation' is currently open for consultation.

HSIB need neonatal advisers for maternity investigation programme

29 May 2019

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) is seeking subject matter advisers to provide clinical expertise to support their maternity investigation programme. 

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